Muppet site Tough Pigs reports that actor Gerry Parkes (sometimes credited as Gerard Parkes) has died at the age of 90. Parkes was best known as the beloved human character Doc from the Fraggle Rock TV show. He also had a recurring role in the Shining Time Station series from the 1990s.
In addition, Parkes appeared in more than 70 TV shows and movies, including The Boondock Saints. His last on-screen appearance was in 2009’s The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day.
Here’s are clips from the final episode of Fraggle Rock. Doc and Sprocket are moving away but still have a connection to the underground creatures.
What do you think? Do you remember Parkes’ work on Fraggle Rock or on other TV and movie projects? Have any favorite memories?